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WWLP Springfield
Senate unanimous in support of public records law updateSTATE HOUSE, BOSTON, FEB. 4, 2016…..Acknowledging that the current decades old
Senate unanimous in support of public records law update
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, FEB. 4, 2016…..Acknowledging that the current decades old law has been rendered ineffective by advances in technology, the Massachusetts Senate on Thursday passed a public records reform bill updating the law governing access to... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Lawmakers reject rainy day fund, redistricting amendmentsPhoto Courtesy: MGNonline BOSTON (STATE HOUSE) – Recessing until April without
Lawmakers reject rainy day fund, redistricting amendments
WWLP Springfield / Posted 7 days ago
Photo Courtesy: MGNonline BOSTON (STATE HOUSE) – Recessing until April without voting on a surtax on millionaires, Massachusetts lawmakers on Wednesday rejected constitutional amendments that would make it more difficult to withdraw money from the... Read more
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hcam.tv
Senate Passes Pay Equity LegislationBOSTON, MA –The Massachusetts Senate passed legislation today to strengthen the
Senate Passes Pay Equity Legislation
hcam.tv / Posted 13 days ago
BOSTON, MA –The Massachusetts Senate passed legislation today to strengthen the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act to further close the wage gap between male and female workers in the Commonwealth. The bill, S2107, sponsored by Senator Pat Jehlen... Read more
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The Herald News
Changes likely as Taunton State Hospital targets treating female addicts “New beds at Taunton State Hospital will provide a secure, appropriate settin
Changes likely as Taunton State Hospital targets treating female addicts
The Herald News / Posted 16 days ago
“New beds at Taunton State Hospital will provide a secure, appropriate setting for those in need of substance abuse treatment who present a danger to themselves and others,”... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Agreement will end detox for women at prisonIn this July 10, 2015, photo, a woman speaks to The Associated Press inside the
Agreement will end detox for women at prison
WWLP Springfield / Posted 17 days ago
In this July 10, 2015, photo, a woman speaks to The Associated Press inside the police station in Gloucester, Mass. The woman voluntarily came to the police for help kicking her heroin addiction. Gloucester is taking a novel approach to the war on... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Broad agreement to end detox for women in prison By Andy Metzger STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON -- Gov. Charlie Baker on Mond
Broad agreement to end detox for women in prison
Lowell Sun / Posted 17 days ago
By Andy Metzger STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON -- Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday afternoon will sign into law a bill ending the practice of civilly committing women to a correctional facility in... Read more
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OJornal News
Broad agreement to end detox for women in prison Massachusetts State House. File photo. Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday afternoo
Broad agreement to end detox for women in prison
OJornal News / Posted 17 days ago
Massachusetts State House. File photo. Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday afternoon will sign into law a bill ending the practice of civilly committing women to a correctional facility in Framingham. The... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Weekly Roundup — What’s wrong with boring?STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, JAN. 22, 2016…..When the red lights on the television came
Weekly Roundup — What’s wrong with boring?
WWLP Springfield / Posted 19 days ago
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, JAN. 22, 2016…..When the red lights on the television cameras started blinking Thursday night, Gov. Charlie Baker arguably faced a bigger challenge than simply articulating his agenda and setting the tone for the year to come:... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Opioid bill negotiators launch fireside talksMembers of the opioid abuse prevention conference committee, including Sen. Jen
Opioid bill negotiators launch fireside talks
Leominster Champion / Posted 19 days ago
Members of the opioid abuse prevention conference committee, including Sen. Jennifer Flanagan (D-Leominster), sit down for their first meeting in House Ways and Means Chairman Brian Dempsey's office. Matt Murphy photoBOSTON — In front of a crackling... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
State legislators hear testimony on Sick Pets billCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) - State legislators are considering a bill that would pr
State legislators hear testimony on Sick Pets bill
WWLP Springfield / Posted 20 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) - State legislators are considering a bill that would protect cats and dogs sold in pets stores, and the people who purchase them. Pet store owners and animal rights activists voiced their concerns to the Joint Committee on... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Opioid bill negotiators launch fireside talksBy Matt Murphy STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON -- In front of a crackling fire,
Opioid bill negotiators launch fireside talks
Lowell Sun / Posted 21 days ago
By Matt Murphy STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON -- In front of a crackling fire, six lawmakers tasked Tuesday with negotiating a compromise opioid abuse prevention bill sat down for the first time Wednesday afternoon to begin hashing over the details... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Patient confidentiality bill making way through StatehouseBOSTON (AP) — A bill aimed at strengthening patient confidentiality is making i
Patient confidentiality bill making way through Statehouse
WWLP Springfield / Posted 24 days ago
BOSTON (AP) — A bill aimed at strengthening patient confidentiality is making its way through the Statehouse. The bill would ensure that confidential health care information isn’t shared with anyone other than the patient when multiple people are on... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Patient confidentiality bill making way through StatehouseBOSTON (AP) - A bill aimed at strengthening patient confidentiality is making i
Patient confidentiality bill making way through Statehouse
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 24 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - A bill aimed at strengthening patient confidentiality is making its way through the Statehouse. The bill would ensure that confidential health care information isn't shared with anyone other than the patient when multiple people are on... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
State expects tax take to grow by $1.12 billion in next budget yearBOSTON Mass. (STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE) – State budget officials project that t
State expects tax take to grow by $1.12 billion in next budget year
WWLP Springfield / Posted 27 days ago
BOSTON Mass. (STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE) – State budget officials project that tax revenues will climb 4.3 percent in the fiscal year that begins on July 1, giving the Legislature and Baker administration nearly $26.9 billion to help fund government... Read more
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Lowell Sun
State budget officials see 4.3% revenue growth in new fiscal year By Matt Murphy State House News Service BOSTON -- State budget officials proj
State budget officials see 4.3% revenue growth in new fiscal year
Lowell Sun / Posted 27 days ago
By Matt Murphy State House News Service BOSTON -- State budget officials project that tax revenues will climb 4.3 percent in the fiscal year that begins on July 1, giving the... Read more
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hcam.tv
Senator Spilka Holds District Office HoursSenator Karen Spilka (D-Ashland) or representatives from her staff will be avai
Senator Spilka Holds District Office Hours
hcam.tv / Posted 1 months ago
Senator Karen Spilka (D-Ashland) or representatives from her staff will be available for district office hours in Hopkinton, Ashland and Framingham on Friday, January 29th. Constituents are invited to share their concerns, questions and policy... Read more

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